Five of Kenya’s country beaches have been voted among the world’s best.
The beaches of Diani, Mombasa, Watamu, Chale Island and Shela were featured in the Top 50 African Beaches Category by Flightnetwork.com, an online travel publication.
The publication ranked 400 of the world's top beaches with the help of 1,000 of the industry's leading travel professionals.
This comes at a time when security and cleanliness have been improved at the popular Jomo Kenyatta Beach thronged by hundreds of visitors.
Hotel owners said the beaches are regaining their aesthetic value and would attract more visitors.